Definition of Quarest
1. quare [adj] - See also: quare
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarest
Literary usage of Quarest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Humbler Poets: A Collection of Newspaper and Periodical Verse, 1870 to 1885 by Slason Thompson (1899)
"And the quarest of fashions ye iver have seen ! ... Their grass is the quarest of shows, by me vow, For it would n't be munched by a Candlemas cow. ..."
2. Wit, Wisdom and Foibles of the Great: Together with Numerous Anecdotes by Charles Anthony Shriner (1918)
"The quarest and most out-of-the-way you ever heard of, I'll be bound, ... I think, sir, now I've told you our job, you'll say it's the quarest you ever ..."
3. Soper's Select Speaker: Containing Choicest Orations, Humorous, Dramatic and by Henry Marlin Soper, Soper School of Oratory (1901)
"... on l'aving the boat, And the quarest of fashions ye iver have seen! They pay ye with picters all painted iu green. And the crowds that are rushing here, ..."
4. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
""I'm damned if this isn't the quarest start that ever I knowed!" "Mine?" asked Christian, with a vacant stare from his target eyes. "I—I haven't got neither ..."